The Pink Fund

www.thepinkfund.org

The Pink Fund provides breast cancer patients in active treatment with up to 90 days of non-medical financial assistance. Payments are made directly to their creditors to maintain their health insurance. Additional payments may be made for housing, transportation and utilities. Applicants must be gainfully employed at the time of their diagnosis and not working and not collecting a paycheck while in treatment. Applications are available at thepinkfund.org under Get Help.

 
Contact:
info@ThePinkFund.org
1-877-234-7465

The Patient Advocate Foundation’s Co-Pay Relief Program

www.copays.org

This program, aimed at those with insurance, including Medicare Part D, helps patients diagnosed with many types of cancer, including brain tumors. Assistance is provided to cancer patients based on proof of inability to pay by the National Cancer Institute and at CancerNet, which is run by ASCO (American Society of Clinical Oncology).

 
Contact:
cpr@patientadvocate.org
866-512-3861

The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society’s Co-Pay Assistance Program

Helps with both insurance premiums and co-payments. Assistance is provided to cancer patients based on proof of inability to pay by the National Cancer Institute and at CancerNet, which is run by ASCO (American Society of Clinical Oncology).

 
Contact:
copay@lls.org
877-557-2672

Patient Services Incorporated

www.patientservicesinc.org

One of the earliest co-pay assistance programs, PSI offers financial assistance for many chronic illnesses, including some cancers. Assistance is provided to cancer patients based on proof of inability to pay by the National Cancer Institute and at CancerNet, which is run by ASCO (American Society of Clinical Oncology).

 
Contact:
uneedpsi@uneedpsi.org
877-250-2350

My Hope Chest Foundation

www.myhopechest.org

Provides arrangements or a way to finance breast reconstruction surgery for uninsured breast cancer survivors. There is a waiting list, but as survivors contact them, they will seek out doctors in their areas who will provide the series of necessary surgeries at no/reduced cost. All visitors to the website are highly encouraged to take the survey located there.

 
Contact:
Alisa Savoretti
info@myhopechest.org
727-642-4243

Mission4Maureen

www.mission4maureen.org

Organization provides financial assistance to families who are burdened by the staggering cost of brain cancer treatment. Financial aid is available for medical bills, as well as child care, housing payments, utility bills, transportation, medication, and other areas of assistance. To apply for aid, refer to the application on the website, www.mission4maureen.org The eligibility criteria changes from time to time, so please check current requirements on website.

 
Contact:
info@mission4maureen.org
440-840-6497
1568 S. Green Rd.
#21602
South Euclid, OH 44121

Medicare.gov

www.medicare.gov

Get extra help with prescription drug costs, find out how Medicare works with other insurance, and compare health and drug plans on the U.S. government’s official site for Medicare.

 
Contact:
1-800-MEDICARE

Medicare Telephone Hotline

Speak with a customer service representative 24 hours a day, seven days per week. Listen to recorded questions and answers on topics such as Medicare health plan choices and order publications.

 
Contact:
1-­800-­MEDICARE

Kristy Lasch Miracle Foundation

www.kristylasch.org

The Kristy Lasch Miracle Foundation provides monetary assistance to women under the age of 30 who are living with breast cancer. The organization assists with medical needs such as insurance co-pays or prescriptions, but also with ancillary medical costs for items such as wigs and scarves. Applications may be downloaded from the Web site at www.kristylasch.org. Applications are NOT accepted for non-medical items.

 
Contact:
Tom Lasch
kristylaschmiraclefoundation@comcast.net
412-872-4125

Healthwell Foundation

www.healthwellfoundation.org

This nonprofit organization offers help with insurance copays, premiums, and out of pocket costs for a wide variety of cancers. Assistance is provided to cancer patients based on proof of inability to pay by the National Cancer Institute and at CancerNet, which is run by ASCO (American Society of Clinical Oncology).

 
Contact:
info@healthwellfoundation.org
800-675-8416